Profica - Global Occupier Services - Lead Interior Designer - Johannesburg
Profica - Lead Interior Designer - Johannesburg

PROFICA is a solutions based company that, while managing individual projects and portfolios, offers our clients complete property development and construction solutions.  Project Management entails the successful delivery of property and construction projects from inception to handover.

We are looking for a lead Interior Designer who will lead projects by collaborating on design, product sourcing, presentation preparation, and documents and specification production for various project phases. The lead Interior Designer is responsible and accountable to the Project Manager for successful projects that deliver quality interior design, meet Profica profit goals and result in a happy client.

Key Responsibilities
  • Meeting the goals and objectives of their projects as approved by the Project Manager
  • Meet all aspects of contract requirements set by the Project Manager
  • Support the design vision and efforts
  • Support all interior aspects of project delivery
  • Building new and future “trusted-partner” relationships in support of successful project delivery
  • Lead the Design Process planning, schematic design, and design review/approval) for assigned projects to deliver to Client designs in accordance with relevant milestones and agreed client specifications
  • Manage Project team, contractors in the preparation of permit/bid/construction documents
  • Support the procurement of vendor packages including signage, casework, lighting, equipment, and graphics/artwork
  • Support construction teams, consultants and/or contractors with clarifications and revisions during the bid and construction period
  • Lead the design and design processes associated with remodel and refresh projects
  • Support, inform, influence and manage the design, development and implementation of new programs and initiatives impacting store development
  • Support the development of design standards, tools, and processes
  • Liaise with operational teams and facilities to inform the layout of office plan and the development of standards
  • Champion the Profica brand and its realization in all forms
  • Assess and balance design and budget goals, seek out the best solutions based on the cost parameters influencing each project
  • Ensure there is focus on current projects and responsibilities while remaining forward thinking to progress new ideas and concepts
  • Be open and accessible to ensure positive and continued communication between Profica team members and external consultants, vendors, and partners
  • Constantly assess changing schedules and priorities to ensure assigned responsibilities are coordinated with all relevant person/parties and completed on time
  • Manage the day to day with design staff
Required Proficiency Levels on Competencies
Qualifications / Knowledge
  • Minimum: Undergraduate Degree in Architecture, Interior Architecture or Interior Design experience in Revit, AutoCAD & SketchUp skills; Adobe Suite and other presentation skills
  • Minimum: 5 – 8 years’ experience similar role. Some exposure to the Fit-outs / Design environment will be advantageous
High Level Competencies / Capability
Interpersonal competencies
  • Ability to work under pressure and coordinate numerous activities and groups of people who need to cooperate to achieve maximum efficiency
  • Ability to create a space plan
  • Ability to travel frequently or as required
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
Personal competencies
  • Meticulous and organized
  • Displays initiative, maturity and a high degree of professionalism
  • Displays a sense of urgency
  • Is well-presented and projects a business-like image
  • Has a high service orientation
  • Diplomatic
  • Flexible
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Week 32 | Wednesday 08 August 2018 valid until Sunday 09 September 2018
Internal Reference 2018/08001
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